Travel Info

Stoner Theatre:

The 140 Character Conference Des Moines will be at the Stoner Theatre, inside the Civic Center of Greater Des Moines.

The Civic Center of Greater Des Moines is conveniently located in the heart of downtown at Third and Locust Streets.


From I-235 Westbound:
Take the Third Street exit then travel south approximately six blocks to the Civic Center.

From I-235 Eastbound:
Take the 5th Avenue/Third Street exit then travel south approximately six blocks.


There are two City of Des Moines parking garages located within walking distance of the Civic Center.

Fourth and Grand Parking Garage:  You may enter this parking garage from Grand Avenue, just east of Fourth Street or you may enter the garage from Fourth Street, just north of Locust Street.

Third and Court Parking Garage: You may enter this parking garage directly from Third Street, just south of Walnut Avenue.
Both garages are connected to the skywalk system.


#140confDM has made arrangements with the Renaissance Savery Hotel for those who need to stay overnight.  Your rate will be $89 plus tax, just say you want the 140Conference rate!